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Aaaarrrggghhh!!!!!! If one more person tells me to eat more carbs!

Discussion in 'Newly Diagnosed' started by Scandichic, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. Shzz46

    Shzz46 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    My son who is type 1 went for his annual checkup the nurse he saw asked him did he need a new meter he told he no he didn't but she kept pushing him to take one so he did it's exactly the same as the one he's using so he passed it on to me so now I have a meter and use his strips so my nurse who I see who wouldn't give me a meter and won't change me onto metformin sr even though I have terrible stomach pains with this one can stick her meter where the sun don't shine


    Type 2 diagnosed 2010 1 metformin twice a day
     
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    Scandichic Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good for you!
     
  3. Tia73

    Tia73 Type 2 · Newbie

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    I read the Grain Brain book after my GP told me to read it and my bs levels have been perfect from day one.... After years of being on meds and no one ever telling me carbs even in their whole grain form were still bad... And the whole craving them and sugary stuff.. Not craving anything now!! :)) mostly medical professionals are rubbish but this GP was great :))


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  4. Yorksman

    Yorksman Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It all depends on how much insulin a type 2 is still producing, how quickly it is being produced and how effective it is. These three unknowns are rarely measured and using a capillary BG meter is like feeling in the dark.
     
  5. douglas99

    douglas99 I reversed my Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I really don't get the craving for carbs a lot of the lchf seem to suffer from.
    I just cut down on calories, ate a balanced diet, lost 4 stone, and have good bs.
    If I have no choice, (if I'm out somewhere) I can eat what is available. As a one off, my bs doesn't suffer, and I can stop eating very quickly, when I feel I don't need more, and it tides me over until I can eat "properly"
     
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